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Related to Argyroxiphium: Argyroxiphium sandwicense
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Noun1.Argyroxiphium - small genus of Hawaiian spreading and rosette-forming shrubsArgyroxiphium - small genus of Hawaiian spreading and rosette-forming shrubs
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Argyroxiphium sandwicense, silversword - low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stem
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Microsatellite analysis of a population crash and bottleneck in the Mauna Kea silversword, Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp.
Population structure in the endangered Mauna Loa silversword, Argyroxiphium kauense (Asteraceae), and its bearing on reintroduction.
In addition to habitat management, many species will require propagation and reintroduction efforts to achieve full recovery, as is discussed in Bulletin 23(6):4-5, 23(2/ 3):21-25, and 11(6):8-10 regarding the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa silverswords (Argyroxiphium s.
He made one of his greatest finds while on the ill-fated Hawaiian expedition - the silversword or argyroxiphium sandwiciense, to give it its posh name.